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Second price increase from Nikon UK now official

What was a rumor over a week ago is now official: Press Release “Nikon UK will be introducing a second price increase on the 1st March 2009 which will affect Nikon’s Imaging and Optics products. The price increase is due to the relative weakness of Sterling and the continued strength of the Yen. A range […]

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Confusion: another Nikon UK price hike in March

Email sent to customers of Grays of Westminster: “As a uniquely Nikon-only shop, Grays of Westminster is the perfect destination for your Nikon needs. Now, as well as a full range of bodies and accessories, we are pleased to announce that we unexpectedly have in stock a very small number of the following sought-after, rarely available […]

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Nikon prices still going up?

Few readers emailed me that Nikon prices went up again in the last few days (the last time I updated the Price Watch section was a week ago, so you can clearly see the difference). Pretty much every DSLR body went up in price with $10-$20. For example the D300 is now (was $1489.95 a week ago): […]

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Prices

While Nikon prices are going up (no official word from Nikon yet), Ritz has a clearance on Nikon products – mainly old stuff like Nikon WT-1A Wireless Transmitter, Nikon D1-H, Nikon SB-30 and a bunch of p&s. Some example of the new prices in B&H: Nikon AF-S Zoom Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF Lens – $ […]

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Nikon price increase in Germany official

Translation (thanks J): Price trend Nikon Germany announces drastic price increases 2009-01-28 Nikon GmbH, Düsseldorf, today informed their trade partners in Germany that “because of the serious changes in currency exchange rates” (presumably meant are those of the Yen against US-Dollar resp. Euro) the dealer buying prices will be raised, taking effect on February 1st […]

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Even the D3x price went up

If you thought the D3x price was high, it can always get higher: “Nikon has jacked the price of its new high-end DSLR to £6000 ($8800) in the UK due to the slinky-like fluctuations of currency exchange rates. The original UK list price, announced back in December, was a mere £5500 ($8050). That’s almost a […]

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Too late

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G lens is already $484.95 at B&H (up from $439, it was even $399 at one point). Adorama has the same price, Amazon sells it for $599 (ouch!). If you need a need a lens, I suggest you buy it asap – try Adorama, Amazon, B&H, Calumet, Ritz or Abe’s […]

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